Mark Kiss selected to represent the UK at WorldSkills Lyon 2024

United Colleges Group are proud to announce that one of its students has made the UK team for WorldSkills Lyon 2024.

Web Technologies student Mark Kiss, from the College of North West London, part of UCG, has been selected to compete alongside 30 other Team UK members across skills disciplines including cyber security, renewable energy, digital construction, cooking, hairdressing and painting and decorating.

Stephen Davis, Group Principal and CEO of United Colleges Group, said: “United Colleges Group takes pride in Mark’s incredible accomplishments. He has proved time and again to be a shining example of dedication and hard work. We eagerly anticipate watching him demonstrate his remarkable skillset on an international stage this September – wishing him the best of luck at WorldSkills Lyon 2024 and we look forward to seeing him win as part of Team UK!”

Ben Blackledge, Chief Executive, WorldSkills UK, said“WorldSkills Lyon 2024 — think Olympic Games — where the prize is the world-class skills that UK employers are crying out for.”

Max Whitlock OBE, Triple World and Olympic Champion Gymnast, Six-time Olympic Medallist and former BTEC student said: Huge congratulations to the remarkable 'skills Olympians' selected to represent the UK at the upcoming WorldSkills competition. Their passion and hard work will guarantee that UK skills will shine bright on the global stage this September. My support goes out to every member of Team UK as they prepare to take on the world in Lyon!”